MIKE TYSON will officially make his return to the ring on September 12th . . . when he fightsROY JONES JR. in an exhibition match in Carson, California.
They won't wear headgear, but they'll be using 12-ounce gloves, which are larger than normal.
An official with the state athletic commission says, quote, "This isn't a situation where they're going out there to try to take each other's heads off. They're just going to be in there moving around the ring and letting fans see these legends."
Tyson is 54, and hasn't fought since June of 2005. Jones is 51, and his last fight was in February of 2018.